Maintenance script "run­Import.php"

Allows to import content from import files
Further Information
Provided by: Semantic MediaWiki
Added: 3.2.0
Removed: still in use
Location (path): ./extensions/SemanticMediaWiki/maintenance/
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The "runImport.php" maintenance script allows to import content from files in directories specified via configuration parameter $smwgImportFileDirsSets the contents import directory for legitimate files to be imported upon installation of Semantic MediaWiki by triggering the import process manually. It was introduced in Semantic MediaWiki 3.2.0Released on 7 September 2020 and compatible with MW 1.31.0 - 1.35.x..1

This maintenance script is only useful in case the contents import was skipped using the --skip-import option on either maintenance script "setupStore.php"Allows to set up the data backend/store or maintenance script "update.php" (


php runImport.php


Maintenance scripts provide generic maintenance parameters, script dependent parameters and depending on the maintenance script script specific parameters which are described on this page if provided.

This script does not provide any script specific parameters.

See also[edit]


  1. ^  Semantic MediaWiki: GitHub pull request gh:smw:4466